Ugandan students rotating in Des Moines

Two medical students from the University of Makerere in Uganda, Julliet Allen and Gilbert Elijah, will be in Des Moines …

What are your passions?

Sorry I have been MIA these past few months, I am a slacking on that new year’s resolution to blog …

Happy St. Patrick’s day!

Surely you’re wearing green or have been pinched by now! St. Patrick’s day has become a fun tradition for the …

Foot & ankle specialists: podiatrist vs. podiatrician?

If you’re looking for a physician to treat problems of the foot and ankle, such as a recurring corn/callus, hammertoe/bunion …

Will you paint the town green?

Some people always party for St. Patrick’s day. Some people ignore it. Even though I have the Irish blood (in …

Friday recipe: Cuban-style pork & sweet potatoes

Even though it’s finally starting to feel like spring, it’s not warm enough to start grilling out and I’m still …

Crazy combos

Some days, I crave for a snack that comes in pairs like strawberry + Cool-Whip, pretzels + peanut butter, chips …

Alumni spotlight: Troy D. Ivey, D.O.’89

I was born in Perry, IA. I received my B.S. from Iowa State University before attending DMU. I completed my surgical training at Loyola University in Chicago and Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. I have practiced as a general surgeon in Storm Lake for 15 years. I first met my wife on the campus of DMU when she was visiting a friend for the weekend. We have four children [...]

Study break material!

We all love to browse adorable things online, admit it. And sometimes taking a cuteness break is a good way …

Funny Bone

If you like standup comedy, and don’t mind a little adult humor, check out The Funny Bone in West Des …

It’s countdown time!

Less than 2 months away….May 1. It’s the Saturday we wait all winter for.It’s the first downtown farmers’ market!!! From …

Kidsfest!

If your kids like Spiderman, Princess Leia, Veggie Tales or Diego, you should know… Today (March 5) through Sunday at …